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, -- american voters returned barack obama to the white house. >> dino for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> it is more of a hangover than a honeymoon. financial markets fall a day after the election. china gets ready to take a new generation. the u.s. voters have spoken, and after a hard-fought campaign, they have reelected barack obama. right now the president and his family have returned to the white house, where they will be residents for the next four years. right now it is about watching the votes come in. mr. obama has won 303 alike toro college of votes. mr. romney had 260. for the popular vote, president obama had 50.1%. nit romney hadn't 48.3%. -- mitt romney had 48.3%. we go to chicago for the obama victory. >> this is what the three looks like, a moment of it -- what victory looks like, a moment of triumph. it is not near happiness. it is a dream and the man who embodies it. barack obama savored the moment. he became the first black american to win a second term. he basked in the pride of his wife and daughters. he said alexian's can be small and silly but this
? what do you think? you think i do this night after night for your amusement? i do it for america. what's the point? ( cheers and applause ) ( sighs ) ( laughter ) >> who the win the $10,000 prize? ( laughter ) ( applause ) ♪ ♪ >> stephen: okay, apparently, i am contractually obliigate to do a show. thank you very much, thank you very much. okay, um, all right, fine. all right, let's-- ah, let's do this. um, so, if i have to, i have to. let's talk about the big election. last night, due to the technicality called the constitution, barack obama was re-elected president. though-- ( cheers ) ( applause ) uh. ( bleep ) you. ( laughter ) ( applause ) now, folks, keep in mind, keep in mind, this was no landslide, folks. it was like a 51-49er, okay. just because obama won the blue states up here, he's the president of all of them now? romney won all that red stuff. why don't we elect our president on square footage, because romney won some big states, folks, whole damn south. louisiana, n'awlins loves mi-rawmnah. but, but, evidently, here's the deal. of the nine key swing states, balm wo
, ladies and gentlemen. yes, thank you, ladies and gentlemen. i did read that well. america has elected its first black president for an historic first second time. ( laughter ) of course obama... of course let's remember, obama is only half black. it is possible in his second term, he will be white. ( laughter ) at this point, i think he owes that to us. frankly, folks, i'm stunned, i really thought romney would win. now, i'll never get to see the inaugural ball and his first dance with refalca. ♪ at last, my love ♪ has come along fine, america, it's your funeral. we tried to warn you about this guy. a multimedia empire tell you he was a america hating socialism loving anti-wealth redistributor who was probably lying about his birth place and his religion. why did we pull our punches? i tell you what. we job creators are not going to take it. we are going golf. just like an ayn rand's "atlas shrugged" and leave you on an island where only you can live, manhattan. now think about this. just think this through, folks. now, "obamacare" is here to stay. ( cheers and applause ) sure, a sing
. because he was unable to solve america's problems over the past four years, the president just inherited one big mess. it's a mess that he must now take ownership of because in part, he created it. the blame game stops right here, right now. it's going to take a lot of time to sort through the data to understand why last night happened. let's begin by make a few simple observations. and they are important. the first one is that americans, you get the government you want and deserve. it pains me to say this, but america right now deserves barack obama. four years ago, the public could be excused for voting for obama because he was a blank canvas on which people could draw whichever pictures they wanted. not this time. barack obama had a record that we could judge him by and a majority of american, just barely over 50% looked at that record and decided they wanted more of the same. i couldn't figure out why they arrived at that judgment, in a thousand years. but we are a self-governing country and the voice and the will of the people were heard and felt last night. america wanted barack ob
annenberg media ♪ narrator: the region called latin america can be divided up into several subregions, including four in south america. in the northern andes subregion, ecuador is the smallest country, but one of its most dynamic, at least geologically. the physical geography of ecuador is dominated by the volcanoes and other mountains that are raised up as the tectonic plate beneath the pacific ocean slowly but violently collides with south america. around the world, humans have learned to survive such natural hazards, but sometimes they cannot escape tragedy. in this story, we follow a geographer working at many levels to help people live with a killer volcano. narrator: of the 200 volcanoes in ecuador, 30 could erupt again. guagua pichincha has devastated quito, the capital, several times, so scientists monitor emissions of sulfur gas with gatonrn. in 1985, a massive eruption in neighboring colombia melted snowfields, causing mudflows that killed more than 23,000 people. throughout south america, scientists study the tragedy and vow to prevent the next one. they may get
and patriotism. that's what makes america great. >> a little bit different than 2008, isn't it? you know, in a way, this victory was brought to you by the radical governors, who spent the last three years stumping all over the middle class in their states. there's something all of these governors have in common, i'm talking about john casey in ohio, chris christie in new jersey, rick snyder in michigan, tom corbett in pennsylvania, rick scott in florida. let's not forget bob mcdonnell in virginia. and of course, scott walker in washington. what do they all -- sorry, wisconsin. what do they all have in common? they pursued an agenda to limit the rights of workers in their states so they could balance the budget, but also break up the unions. their agenda, last night, was rejected by the people in their state. you know what they all got in common? all of their states went blue. i guess we could say, well, thank you, governors, for defining the republican party for us. it made voting a lot easier for a lot of americans, like these voters, the radical agenda of the right was defeated by thes
will be the united states of america. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. today we're on the other side of history. last night we saw a statement election in america and it opens up a huge opportunity for democrats to move this country forward. this was the scene in chicago, the moment president obama supporters were told he secured enough electoral votes to be re-elected as the 44th president of the united states. president obama is not niaive about his place in history. the victory was a repudiation of the right wing agenda. also an affirmation of the president's vision for the country. >> what makes america exceptional are the bonds that hold together the most diverse nation on earth. the belief that our destiny is shared. that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and the to future generations, so that the freedom for which so many americans have fought for and died for comes with responsibilities as well as rights, and among those are love and charity and duty and patriotism. that's what makes america great. >> a little bit d
america's health care, sunday night on "q &a." >> reaction to tuesday night's reflection results -- election results from conservatives. this is 40 minutes. >> afternoon and thank you for coming. i am chairman of conservative hq.com. i will speak for a few minutes and introduce five nationally- recognized conservative leaders and we will each tour -- each talk for a little bit and we'll open it for q &a. the battle to take over the republican party begins today and the failed republican leadership should resign. out of last night's disaster comes good news -- conservatives are saying never again are we going to nominate eight big government establishment republican for president. what's more, we won't have to. conservatives now have a deep bench of new national leaders and potential presidential candidates. the election of conservatives to the senate and the election of conservative mike pence, the election of other boat-rcjkers the house show that this will end the big government conservatives. the virginia attorney general and the 50 odd members of the house stood for conservat
on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> can they recover? and change with the changing america? what is the world saying tonight? how about wall street? and what did the president do today to help the country heal? now, two american families turn the page. the romneys, pulling together. the obamas starting a new chapter in this white house. and the abc news powerhouse team is everywhere, on this historic day for america. live, from abc's election headquarters, this is a special "world news" with diane sawyer. >> good evening. and it was a day of celebration for president obama and a day of soul-searching for the republican party. and a reality check for a nation, seeking to move forward as a hard-fought election. tonight, your voice has become your vote, and these are the results at this hour. electoral votes. president obama with a decisive victory. and the president also winning the popular vote. and there are two pictures this morning after that say so much about two families, after the long campaign. governor romney, gathered with his family in a hotel room. and president o
. this is "the five"! ♪ ♪ >> kimberly: if case you didn't hear, president obama won last night but america is facing the same problems today we did yesterday. we have millions of americans looking for work. trillions in debt. stock market dropped 300 points today. serious problems that demand leadership and serious solutions. after the divisive election americans hope mr. obama will compromise and get america moving back in the right direction. we'll start with the happiest man on campus. my goodness, mr. bob beckel. >> bob: let me say a couple of personal things. i thought romney's speech was the most gracious concession speech i ever heard. he deserves credit for it. the second thing i thought about was my dad, a civil rights worker. he was not alive to see obama get elected and i was thinking how it would be to see him be real. i was happy about the democratic party staying together and particularly happy for every black kid in america. positives out of that for group of people. the voters vote and that's all i want to say. >> greg: will the black kid be happy if he doesn't get a job? >
. >> everybody in america, how liberal, how diverse, you're looking at the way people divide up ethnically. 72% of the electorate was white people. 13% were african-american. which has basically been constant since i was a kid, if i paid attention. 10%, short of that 11%, maxing out of latinos, including people from puerto rico, the dominican republic, and asian and south pacific. john, this is the new world. do the republican party with their slight support among hispanics because position against illegal immigration, really tough on it, the lack of having in inroads in the african-american community, are they stuck as fighting it out in effect the party can only win among whites? >> they're the party that right now they're a coalition and the coalition that made 2010 happen for them was -- is aging white men. that is just demographically speaking, a disastrous position to be in. this is ascend ant coalition. you saw the white vote fell between 2008 and 2012. every one of those other groups, young voters, women, hispanics, asians, black vote was the same, but all the other ones went up a poin
today, a few conservative pundits observed that if only america had the same demographics as it did under ronald reagan, mitt romney would have won. yes. and if jonie loves chachi was still in primetime, people wouldn't laugh at my parachute pants. the country is changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: what happened yesterday's simple, really, and profound and reflected in all those faces in the crowds last night at obama and romney headquarters. the american electorate of tomorrow, younger, urban, more diverse, more socially liberal, turned out to defeat the american electorate of yesterday, older, whiter, more rural and traditional. >> i think it was shocking to th
. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is bbc world news america. and reporting from washington, i'm kathy kaye. as china a point new leaders, will pay heed a warning to crack down on corruption president assad vows to live and die in syria, striking a violent note as the violence continues. and born into indian royalty, she risker le behind enemy lines during world war ii. today she is finally honored for sacrifice. >> welcome to our viewers on public television and also around the globe and. tonight, the princess is installing the menu are going to leave china -- the process to install the men who are going to lead and china is under way. the outgoing china -- the outgoing president told them the correction is so-called -- so bad in china it could threaten leadership of the state. >> two days after america elected its president, china has begun the process of anointing its next leader. but no election here, instead, 2000 communist party delegates, including many from the army gathered for their progress. .hina's 1.3 billion people the communist party has reform
a collection of red states and blue states. ry are and forever will be the united states of america. and together, with your help, and god's grace, we will continue our journey forward. ( laughter ). >> jon: so that's all it took for to you get back in the groove was the fact that you never have to run for president again? ( laughter ) that's all it took? ( cheers and applause ) of course, on the other side, governor mitt romney broke the bad news to his supporters before reluctantly being asked to pose for his family's yearly christmas card. ( laughter ). that is a good-looking bunch. it's like they-- the people that came in the frames. across the nation, the people spoke, legalizing gay marriage in maine and maryland. legalizing marijuana in washington state, and colorado-- ( cheers and applause ) gay marriage... nothing. ( laughter ). marijuana... bat ( bleep ) crazy. they also legal ides dancing in that town in "footloose." i probably should have looked that up. wisconsin elected tammy baldwin the first openly lesbian senator. sorry, lindsay graham. yeah. you missed the lindsay
term is how is he going to get bipartisan support to fix america's big problems. how are the names he should be sitting down with. what is the strategy here? i'm going to leave the strategy to david axelrod and my father. but i will say there is an opportunity here. when you have tea party favorites like congressman aikin in missouri being beaten so soundly and when you have mr. murdock being beaten so soundy. i think the fever has a potential to break. the tea party has been repudiated and i think you will see a number of republicans at least i hope good one that is are going to have the courage to stand up to the tea party caucus and they know it is not in the nation's interest to built a principle compromise starting with the fiscal cliff which needs to be dealt with over the next few week. >> what is your father's plan now? >> his plan is to get to work. he will be back in dc tomorrow. he is home here in wilmington tonight. they is a number of issues to tackle. immigration reform, energy policy. education and a whole host of issues that he is focused on. i think he has been an uns
of the united states of america. >> and the markets were paying attention. big finance fears that this booklet and worries congress will not at the time to avert it. the dow jones index fell heavily. if america's politicians cannot find some way forward on this complex budget issue, the consequences look pretty bleak. it may be the global financial markets step in and force america's politicians to stop squabbling and start governing. adam brooks, bbc news, washington. >> time to take a look at some of the other stories making headlines around the world. we start in afghanistan. at least 18 people killed in three separate attacks in the country. 10 people, two of them children, were killed when a minibus blow up in helmand province. and a minivan blowing up led to the deaths of several afghan soldiers. in canada are in the city, at least three policemen were killed by a suicide bomberi suiciden kandahar. syrian president bashar al-assad again refused to be forced from power. he says he will live and die in syria. in an interview with russian tv the president vowed to stay in the country, sayin
ahead. i see a brighter future for america. we toss it to greta van susteren, standing by to go on the record. greta, take it smith. here is mr. bill. >> bill: the o'reilly factor is on. tonight: >> they are almost reaching pandemonium now. >> what might he have done differently? what could they have done better? >> i think the real story here, obama won but he has got no mandate. >> bill: millions of voters angry today. millions of voters delirious with joy. we will tell you exactly why president obama won re-election and talk about the future of the republic party. >> romney is going to win by 4 to 8 points. is he going to get more than 300 electoral votes. >> bill: very bad night for pundit dick morris he was wrong on just about everything. he will be here to talk about it. >> in a world are where they throw the word great around so capriciously, is he a good man. >> bill: what does dennis miller think on the morning after? the d-man will let it all hang out tonight. >> we're soft in the head. >> bill: caution, u where to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now.
opposition. that's the way it's always been in america. i believe things happen for a reason. and that fate swings hard and in unexpected ways. president obama won fair and square, to use a cliche and we should all respect the vote. what's very important to me is that you, whom i'm sworn to look out for, were satisfied with the factor's election coverage. about 40,000 of you voted in our bill o'reilly.com poll. and 80% believe we were fair while 20% dissent. i will read some of those dissenting letters at the end of the broadcast. even more impressive was that more than 7 million americans watched this program, the factor on monday evening the night before the vote. by far, the largest audience of any prime time news program. the reason we tell it straight. may not agree with me on everything but what we do here is fair, bold and sometimes fresh and not beholden to anyone. and that's the way elections should be covered. and that's the memo. up ahead tonight, morris, goldberg, miller and beckel. we're coming right back. [ male announcer ] there are only so many foods that make kids happy. an
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san francisco one of the best baseball towns -- no, the best baseball town in america. [cheers and applause] let us now welcome and please show your love and enthusiasm the mayor of city and county of san francisco the honorable edwin lee. former mayor and current lieutenant governor the honorable gavin newsom. the city chief of protocol charlotte schultz, and her husband former secretary of state george schultz. former mayor willie brown. [cheers and applause] and former mayor frank jordan. we want to acknowledge the husband of united states senator and former mayor dianne feinstein, mr. richard bloom. the wife of former mayor gina mos coney and the wife of former mayor joe alliteo, catherine. the sister of former mayor george christopher. the board board and the rest of the city family who has made this event possible. we are also honored to be joined by several giants dignitaries. president and ceo larry baer and his wife sam. [cheers and applause] . giants vice president and general manager brian saibian and his wife amanda. [cheers and applause] the wife of the skip
>> from new york, this is "democracy now!" >> we believe in a generous america, and a compassionate america, and a tolerant america open to the dreams of an immigrant's daughter who studies in our schools and pledges to our flag. >> president obama gives a nod to dream act activists in his victory speech as latino voters turned out in record numbers to help obama win reelection. we will speak with juan gonzalez about the latino vote and the nation's changing demographics. >> were talking about 11 million to 12 million people that are undocumented in the united states. i think the extreme -- the most extreme right of the republican party understands that if 11 million to 12 million people are able to legalize their status and become a voters, it will change the political landscape of america for decades to come. >> we will also discuss puerto rico. for the first time, the majority of the island's voters supported a non-binding referendum to become a full u.s. state. we will speak with the nation magazine's john nichols president of his new mandate for the next four years. all of that
it here in america. [applause] these -- >> these are the kinds of words that inspired his voters. celebrations went on through the night. obama's supporters could not contain their joy. what made the difference was that obama won in the most populous states and managed to secure a greater margin than expected in the swing states. the the final tallies are not yet in, the world has already congratulated him on his victory, but it was a bitter disappointment for the republicans. they have to wait four more years for their next the white house. mitt romney took some time to take in the results, but he was gallant in defeat. >> this is a time of great challenges for america, and i pray that the president will be successful in guiding our nation. >> obama supporters chanted and danced with joy, pinning their hopes and dreams on four more years of the president. it is now up to him not to disappoint them. >> our washington bureau chief joins us now. obama stays in the white house. republicans retain the house of representatives. democrats maintain their majority in the senate. basicall
, unfortunately that probably happens a little too much in america. >> time he will never get back. if he is innocent. he spent the years of his life locked up. no justice system is not perfect. not ours. >> if that is indeed true, though, that's an evil woman that would plant evidence to try to frame him. >> hell hath no fury as the saying goes. whoo. >> an oklahoma mother is getting an apology after slapped with a $2,500 ticket for letting her toddler urinate on the family lawn. >> i should have $10,000 in fees if that is the case. it started when a police officer saw 3-year-old relieve himself. the woman given the huge ticket for violating the law against public urination. after a national outcry, the police backtracked, dropped the charges and apologized. >> yeah, come on, little kid. take it easy. >> 3 years old. they're potty training. when they have to go they have to go. it's you little boys. >> i don't get it. we mention a unique candidate from minnesota in the headlines, he is or was, dennis, denny hanson. there were plenty of lawn signs out in rochester, minnesota, supporting d
" recientes datos de la fundacion america's voice, obama recibio el 75-por ciento del voto hispano... una reciente encuesta de la federacion sindical de trabajadores, en sus siglas en ingles afl-cio. seÑala las preocupaciones de los votantes...los sindicatos habrian sido los pilares de una movilizacion para captar los votos... "trabajos, la economia e inmigracion son los asuntos que le importaron mucho a los votantes de sindicatos y vamos a luchar por eso, por esos programas en los meses y aÑos que vienen" el tema de inmigracion sigue siendo prioridad... y esperan algo permanente... "necesitamos una reforma grande para darle lo mismo que se les dio a los sonadores, para todos los inmigrantes aqui, pero para que puedan ser ciudadanos de estados unidos, muy importante" sindicatos confian que trabajaran con organizaciones y agencias gubernamentales para que los temas de interes para los latinos se concreten a corto plazo...... el presiden obama, tendra que volver a hacer frente en su segundo mandato un congreso dividido, con la camara baja, todavia en control republicano y el senado con ma
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